Books by James Gavin

IS THAT ALL THERE IS? by James Gavin
Released: Nov. 11, 2014

"An overly detailed biography that Lee's die-hard fans will welcome."
The sad, troubled life of the popular jazz singer. Read full book review >
DEEP IN A DREAM by James Gavin
Released: May 17, 2002

"Not just a pitiable waste of luminous talent, but a really scary story. Narrated by Gavin with gingery discernment. (24 pp. photographs)"
The grim life of cool jazzman Baker, told with relish and a firm grasp of the material by Gavin (Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret, 1991). Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"No big audience but a worthy work."
What the Manhattan nightclub scene was like from the late 40's through the 60's, with notes on the 70's and 80's. Read full book review >